Travel

A HeidiTown fun place: Lyon's Classic Pinball

He’s a pinball wizard There has to be a twist. A pinball wizard, Got such a supple wrist! He’s a pinball wizard His score shoots even more! -The Who Lyons, Colorado is a cool little town, just about an hour northwest of Denver. It’s most famous landmark is probably Oskar Blues, home of Dale’s Pale Ale, but there’s another gem tucked away in this tiny town. Lyons Classic Pinball is

HeidiTown loves Georgetown, Colorado

  I can’t tell you how many times my husband Ryan and I have driven by Georgetown, Colorado. We had no idea  we were missing such a gem. Located along I70, just 45 minutes west of Denver, we first discovered Georgetown while driving back from a hiking trip this past August.   We stopped in to find some lunch and instead, found a vibrant, historic community. We lunched at The

Vegas Baby!

It seems Las Vegas is all the rage. The Travel Channel never seems to run out of shows about Sin City, and every online travel site has numerous articles on it. It’s even been feature in the movies, most recently “The Hangover“ (2009). There’s no doubt Vegas is the place to be, so HeidiTown has decided to add to the discussion. I was in Vegas last February. It was a

Major chain now offers free wi-fi

Barnes & Noble now offers free wi-fi, and it’s about time.   Many smaller coffee shops and bookstores beat B&N to the punch, but the  world’s largest  bookseller has finally come to their senses.   Free wi-fi is now available at all their stores. I go to the B&N at The Promenade Shops  in Loveland, and  one issue  I have with the place are the unhappy workers.  It’s service with

HeidiTown hits the beach

The Mayor of HeidiTown is windblown and happy from cruising the beach while vacationing today in Newport, Oregon. She was reminded of a trip she once wrote about and decided to share the adventure with HeidiTown readers. Looking for a relaxing  get away?   No television, no cell phone – just you, a good book and a million dollar view…. read all about the Mayor’s stay at Sylvia Beach Hotel

Weekend in Leadville

Ryan and I spent a great weekend in Leadville, Colorado.     The highest town in the USA (10,000 feet above sea level).   We woke on Sunday morning to six inches of snow.   See Photos: Leadville,  Colorado, photo of one of the historic blocks on main street Book  Mine, a cute and well stocked independent book store Main  Street, colorful buildings on main street Silver Dollar  Saloon, Doc